R5757 : King John's Castle

taken 2 years ago, near to Limerick, Ardnacrusha and Athlunkard Bridge, Limerick, Ireland

King John's Castle
King John's Castle
King John's Castle is a 13th-century castle located on King's Island in Limerick, next to the River Shannon. Although the site dates back to 922 when the Vikings lived on the Island, the castle itself was built on the orders of King John in 1200. One of the best preserved Norman castles in Europe, the walls, towers and fortifications remain today and are visitor attractions.

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R5757, 150 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 30 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 13 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Defence, Military  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! R 577 577 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.2013N 8:37.5162W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! R 577 578
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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